Close

Loading image...
Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam
+ 7 Videos

Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam Camcorder

8MP 32GB 2.4" Nov 2012
Sensor Size Maximum Memory Card Size Screen Size Built-In Display Release Date
Leading again in 2012. As the industry strains to match its incredible one-year battery life and quick trigger speed, our Trophy Cam continues to run away with the game.This year, with a... More
Prices will drop $6
within 2 weeks. 65% confidence. Chart
Get Price Alerts
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Factory Outlet Store
$187.95
In stock
Go to Store
Factory Outlet Store
$187.95
In stock
Go to Store
Factory Outlet Store
$187.99
In stock
Go to Store
Factory Outlet Store
$187.99
In stock
Go to Store
Factory Outlet Store
$209.95
In stock
Go to Store
Factory Outlet Store
$209.99
In stock
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price Found it cheaper elsewhere?
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...
Bushnell 8MP Trophy Trail Cam Review (720p HD Video + Night Vision)
Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam HD Max Black LED Trail Camera with Night Vision
Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam HD Max Black LED Trail Camera Review
Reviews Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam HD Hybrid Trail Camera

15 Reasons For

Owner Reviews Are Good

People who bought this video camera rated this video camera 82 out of 100 on average.

Good Product Quality

A number of people who bought it concluded that it was good quality. Last year A Reviewer wrote “Easy to use and good quality”. A. Warrillow said four years ago “Picture quality is very good ( set @ 5mpix ) during the day.” however they scored it 60 out of 100. Allan Bickers mentioned two years ago “I would recommend anyone wishing to use the top quality video setting to get a high speed SD card - I use Class 10 80MB/s Samsung cards without any problems” and gave this camcorder a score of 4 stars.

Robust

A number of people concluded that it was strong and durable. A. Warrillow mentioned on Amazon “Since this is a rugged though basic model you need to view the images through another download external viewing source.” in their review of this camcorder but even so they only scored this camcorder 60 out of 100. Liz Chant mentioned on Amazon last year “Very pleased with this camera, easy to use robust and good quality of pictures” in her review of the Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam. R. Knight said on Amazon also last year “Good robust trap camera” in their review of this camcorder.

Two people concluded that it was reliable. In October this year D. C. Heath mentioned in their Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam review on Amazon “Works well and reliably” and rated the product 5 stars. K wrote on Amazon in October last year “Seems reliable so far” in their review of the Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam.

A number of Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam owners who reviewed the product concluded that it was well made. Amazon Customer said “Well made with good quality results from both stills” in their review of the Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam.

Read more Less

Easy to Use

Some people who bought this camcorder agreed that it was easy to use. Allan Bickers mentioned on Amazon two years ago “The improved control over the number of LEDs which are triggered result in much improved video with far less 'bleaching out' due to over-lighting of close subjects” in his review of this camcorder. Allan Bickers also said “The over-centre closing clamp is also much better to use in the field.”. Amazon Customer wrote “So very simple to use” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Several customers who reviewed the Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam thought it was easy to setup. Alison Mottram wrote “Easy to set up” in her review of the Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam. Amazon Customer said in their Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam review on Amazon “After a bit of practice with setting up he's got some great images”. Jill Haynes wrote in her review on Amazon three years ago “Simple to set up and really good images”.

Several Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam reviewers said in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Colin rated the product as very good and he said on Amazon three years ago “It will take me a while to find the best settings for my purpose” in his review of the Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam. Colin also wrote “The options you have in settings is great”. K mentioned on Amazon “The menu is simple enough to work though” and rated the product 4 stars.

Read more Less

Good Support

Some customers agreed that this camcorder had good technical guidance. In October Miss J M Dytor scored it 5 stars and she mentioned in her review of the Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam on Amazon “Instructions really easy to follow too”. Three years ago Mr. R. Chaplin said on Amazon “Good instructions”. Nogbird gave the product a rating of 5 stars and said “The instructions are excellent” in their review of the Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam.

Nice Design

A few Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam owners who purchased it agreed that it was good looking. Mr Vincent a Gray mentioned on Amazon “Pretty good” in his review of the Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. One Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam owner wrote in their reviews that the Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam had a good case. Regiments Ratings said “Solid casing, good quality images”.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was a good design. In October last year Barry Gadsden said on Amazon “The Trophycam case is a better and more rugged design than the NatureCam.” in his Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam review.

Read more Less

Bushnell Video Cameras Have Good Reviews

Bushnell medium sensor size camcorders have good ratings on average and across all camcorders Bushnell is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Chart

Good Size

Two Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was compact. K said in their review of the Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam “Not quite the same quality of pictures you might expect from an 8MP compact camera.”. R H said “Plus points are - compact size, takes AA batteries” in their review of this camcorder.

One Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it was tight. Four years ago Brian C mentioned in his review on Amazon “The unit was reasonably water tight again” yet he only scored the product 2 stars.

Read more Less

Good Technical Features

A few people wrote in their reviews that this camcorder had good features. Four years ago M. Eldridge said on Amazon “The machine has an impressive array of additional features” in their Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam review. Last year Mr Rushy wrote in his review of the Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam on Amazon “It was a disappointment quality wise instead of the hoped for WOW factor having read all the full HD features” although he only scored the product 3 stars.

Good Battery Life

A number of Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam reviewers concluded that this camcorder had a good battery life. A. Warrillow wrote on Amazon “At least you are using less battery power than using an internal viewer screen”. Double S mentioned in their review of the Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam on Amazon “After a few days the IR stops working due to low battery although still fine for daytime recordings”.

Good Quality Lens

One person concluded that the Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam had a good lens.

Very Long Battery Life

The average battery life of medium sensor size camcorders that have been around for a similar time to the 8MP Trophy Cam is 580h. The Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam has a very long battery life (8,640 hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec video cameras that have been available for around the same time as the 8MP Trophy Cam.

Chart Edit

SD Memory Card

The 8MP Trophy Cam supports an SD memory card which is better than the SDHC memory card supported by most medium sensor size camcorders that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras. The memory card type of all medium sensor size camcorders that were launched around the same time as the 8MP Trophy Cam ranges from MicroSDXC to SDXC.

Chart Edit

Has a Built-In Display

The 8MP Trophy Cam has a built-in display. Most of the other comparable spec video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the 8MP Trophy Cam also have a built-in display.

Chart Edit

LCD Display

This video camera has an LCD display, which is typical of many medium sensor size camcorders that came out around the same time as it.

Chart Edit

12 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

One Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam reviewer who reviewed it said that it was not noisy. Four years ago Pete mentioned in his review of this camcorder on Amazon “This bloke really is very noisy and it was hilarious to watch his behaviour” yet he still rated the Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam 5 stars.

Does Not Have an HDMI Port

The Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam does not have an HDMI port. Most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that are a similar age to the 8MP Trophy Cam do have an HDMI port.

Chart Edit

Not Full HD

The Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam is not Full HD. Most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that have been on the market for more than two years do are Full HD.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

The Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam does not have an image stabiliser, unlike most of the other video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the 8MP Trophy Cam.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

Like most of the other video cameras that have been around for around the same time as the 8MP Trophy Cam, the 8MP Trophy Cam does not have an interchangeable lens.

Chart Edit

Quite Small Screen Size

At only 2.4 inches, the 8MP Trophy Cam has a fairly small screen size compared to most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that are a similar age to the 8MP Trophy Cam. The screen sizes of medium sensor size camcorders that were released around the same time as the 8MP Trophy Cam range from 1.5" to 4".

Chart Edit

Quite Small Maximum Memory Card Size

With a maximum memory card size of only 32 gigabytes, the 8MP Trophy Cam has one of the smaller maximum memory card sizes amongst medium sensor size camcorders of this age. The maximum memory card sizes of camcorders of a similar type and age to the 8MP Trophy Cam range from 2GB to 130GB.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 32GB maximum memory card size camcorders currently available including the easypix Challenge Action which is cheaper.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Quite Short Video Recording Time

When compared to other medium sensor size camcorders that were launched more than two years ago that we have assessed the video recording time of, the 8MP Trophy Cam's video recording time of only 0.016 hours is one of the shortest. The shortest video recording time of medium sensor size camcorders that were released more than two years ago is 0.016h, the longest is 94h, and the average video recording time is 12h.

Chart Edit

Not 3D Compatible

Most similar spec video cameras that came out more than two years ago are not 3D compatible. The 8MP Trophy Cam is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Night Mode

Most video cameras of a similar age and type to the 8MP Trophy Cam do not have a night mode. The 8MP Trophy Cam is no exception to this as it too does not have a night mode.

Chart Edit

Not Waterproof

Most camcorders of this age and type are not waterproof. The 8MP Trophy Cam is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

The Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam does not have a built-in projector. Most of the other similar spec video cameras that are a comparable age to the 8MP Trophy Cam also do not have a built-in projector.

Chart Edit

1 Other reason to consider the Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam

Released Over Four Years Ago

This medium sensor size camcorder was released over four years ago.

Specification

Image Sensor
Sensor Size
Storage
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Card Slot
Memory Card
Storage Media Type
Display
Screen Size
Display
Camera
Camcorder Type
Design
Colour
Video
HD Type
Maximum Video Resolution
Audio
Battery
Battery Life
Video Recording Time
Battery Type

User Reviews

(125)
(Verified Purchase)

Great piece of kit - got night vision pics the first night we used it. Needs a little care when opening as the batteries aren't held in that securely, and any config settings you've made (date,... Read more…

Reviewed 20 March 2016 by Steven metcalfe
(Verified Purchase)

Gift...

Reviewed 20 January 2016 by Linsey
(Verified Purchase)

Works great, just afraid to leave it out in case it gets found!

Reviewed 13 January 2016 by D. C. Heath
(Verified Purchase)

Works well and reliably. Like the timed facility in addition to the PIR triggered exposure.

Reviewed 4 January 2016 by Miss J M Dytor | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Great. Have some great images night and day already. Ready to go. Instructions really easy to follow too.

Reviewed 30 December 2015 by C. Weemes
(Verified Purchase)

Obviously a design fault means the camera's IR LED's fail to activate at night so that pictures are all totally black. Purchases of brand new Duracell batteries, at significant cost, do not... Read more…

Reviewed 28 December 2015 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

So far can't fault it...

(Verified Purchase)

Very disappointed with this item - bought is as a previous camera stopped working - the quality on this was awful - no where as good as my previous one - returned for a refund - which was given... Read more…

Reviewed 23 November 2015 by Michael
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this to deter intruders as well as to use for natural history purposes occasionally. Gives a decent image quality in day & as good as one might reasonably expect at night. It turns out my... Read more…

Reviewed 17 October 2015 by Liz Chant
(Verified Purchase)

Very pleased with this camera, easy to use robust and good quality of pictures. Fun to see what is about in the woods, plenty of Deer, Badgers etc. Would recommend.

« Prev 1 of 13 Next »

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00029757194718

See How Other Camcorders Compare to the Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam

JVC GC-PX100 vs Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam

JVC GC-PX100 vs Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam
JVC GC-PX100 Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam
$ 1,719.80 $187.95
Better Memory Card Type
1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution
Significantly Larger Maximum Memory Card Size
Bigger Sensor Size
$1,532 More Expensive

HC-W850 vs 8MP Trophy Cam

Panasonic HC-W850 vs Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam
Panasonic HC-W850 Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam
$ 629.00 $187.95
User Reviews Are Better
15 Months Newer
A Lot Bigger Sensor Size
Larger Screen Size
$441 More Expensive

EOS C300 vs 8MP Trophy Cam

Canon EOS C300 vs Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam
Canon EOS C300 Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam
$ $187.95
One More Memory Card Slot
Eight Months Newer
A Lot Larger Screen Size
1.84MP Bigger Sensor Size
Feedback